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04.054 (BF79)

Least Thorn Pigmy   

Stigmella perpygmaeella
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Rare.

Life cycle

Mines: June-July, September-October.  Adults: May, August.

Larval foodplants

Hawthorn species.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown during 1978 (Scottish micro-moth data).

4 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2018 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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